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i-Connect is a secure platform which automates the submission of pension data.

Our aim is that by September 2021, all of our employers will have replaced the current year-end return process and the majority of individual data submissions with i-Connect.

How it works

i-Connect reduces the costs and risks associated with processing pension data, by seamlessly generating automatic submissions of monthly data collection to the fund in a single solution. Data is extracted directly from the employer's payroll system, and enables the automatic identification of new joiners, optant outs and leavers.

The benefits

i-Connect will provide significant benefits to you, your Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) members and the scheme, including:

  • reducing the time spent on pensions administration
  • accurate data submissions
  • no more year-end returns
  • fewer data error investigations
  • reducing the need for submission of data via individual forms
  • speedier responses to your employer enquiries
  • user-friendly platform
  • secure data transmission

The support we'll provide

We'll work with you to determine a suitable transition date. We'll also provide support for your move to i-Connect via workshops, meetings and our dedicated project team.

The initial i-Connect meeting

We'll be inviting all of our employers to an initial i-Connect meeting on 28 January 2020 at County Hall in Matlock.